Fun For All

The Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts is expanding its offerings to make the museum experience more accessible for all audiences. 

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Restaurant News

Big Bad Breakfast to Open Second Arkansas Location in Downtown Little Rock

Big Bad Breakfast, the Southern comfort breakfast spot founded by the James Beard award-winning Chef John Currence, is set to open its second Little Rock location in the former Soul Fish Cafe space on Main Street on Oct 17.

  • Digging in: With 18 locations across the Southeast and three more in the works, Big Bad Breakfast is seeking to reduce the lines at its Bowman Road location with the addition of the Main Street location.

  • Early bird catches the eggs: Open daily from 7a-2:30p, the restaurant will only be closed for Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Read more about the new location HERE.

Arts & Culture

AMFA Brings Accessibility and Inclusivity to the Arts with Free Offerings For All Guests

The Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts is expanding its offerings to make the museum experience more accessible for all audiences.

  • Inclusive access: The museum hosts weekly tours with various accommodations such as ASL interpretation, Spanish tours, tours for guests with dementia or Alzheimer's, and visual impairments, as well as sensory-friendly hours.

  • Free services: Wheelchairs, booster seats, portable stools, EnChroma glasses, sensory bags, and weighted blankets are available free of charge. Audio tours and transcripts are also offered in English and Spanish.

For more info, visit the museum's website HERE.


Arlo Washington's Remarkable Journey to Creating the First Black-Owned Bank in Arkansas

Billy Blasingame

People Trust Community Federal Credit Union, founded by Arlo Washington, is the first Black-owned bank in Arkansas.

  • The mission: Washington, founder of 4 barbershops, is on a mission to provide access to low and moderate-income communities who may otherwise be unable to open a checking account or get a loan from a traditional financial institution.

  • Barber beginnings: Washington took his barbering skills and turned them into a college, from which he committed $1,000 monthly from its profits to provide low-interest loans to the community, ultimately leading to the creation of the Credit Union.

Read more about this inspiring story in this highlight from Yahoo Finance HERE.


Celebrate MEBD Week 2023 with "Flavors of the Rock: Food Truck Edition"

Arkansas Food Bank

Flavors of the Rock: Food Truck Edition is coming to Little Rock on Minority Enterprise Development Week 2023 to bring music, networking, and some yummy treats.

  • Location: The event will be hosted at the Arkansas Food Bank on West 65th Street from 5-7p.

  • Registration: Register here so the food trucks are prepared and don't forget to bring an item to donate to the Arkansas Food Bank!

Get more info HERE.

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In other news…

  • Get caffeinated: If you're looking to treat yourself or one of your friends with some of the best coffee on the market, you can pick up Onyx Coffee, an award-winning, Arkansas-based coffee roaster that is on a mission to find and serve the finest and most unique coffees in the world.*

  • Upgrades: The LRFD is getting some new protective gear at three of its stations, and design and construction was approved at the locations as well to give the stations some needed updates.

  • Hometown talent: The Arkansas Tiny Desk Contest 2023 is set to hit the stage on Oct 13 in Little Rock, showcasing an eclectic mix of the state's homegrown music talent.

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